American Journal of BioScience

Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022

  • Diatomaceous Earth Effectiveness Against Two Stored Sorghum [(Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench, 1794)] Insects Pest

    Douan Bleu Gondo, Kra Kouadio Dagobert, Kwadjo Koffi Eric, Danon Aubin Silvère Djiwha, Doumbia Mamadou

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 160-164
    Received: 22 August 2022
    Accepted: 27 September 2022
    Published: 17 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20221005.11
    Abstract: Grain sorghum and other cereals are very important to ensure food security. However, during storage they are susceptible to insect pests; hence, the necessity to find sustainable strategies for storage pests control. The efficacy of Diatomaceous Earth (DE) was assessed in the management of two major beetle pests of stored sorghum: Sitophilus zeamai... Show More
  • Critical Analysis of Rabbit Production in Abidjan District, Ivory Coast

    Kra Kouassi Aboutou Severin, Djama Abo Nina Raymonde, Otchoumou Kraidy Athanase, Kouadio Natia Joseph

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 165-171
    Received: 27 September 2022
    Accepted: 12 October 2022
    Published: 27 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20221005.12
    Abstract: Rabbit production has been identified as a major source of meat and an alternative of a good sustainable economic resource for the population. But, in Ivory Coast, it’s considered as a non-conventional breeding and don’t receive sufficient attention despite it was recognized as a very prolific mammal. The study aims to depict the current situation ... Show More
  • Termite, a Hidden Enemy of Crops: A Review

    Mosisa Tolossa

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 172-179
    Received: 26 July 2022
    Accepted: 24 October 2022
    Published: 29 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20221005.13
    Abstract: Termites are social insects of the order Isoptera. It is belonging to the insect infra order Isoptera and are characterized by their colonial behavior. In Africa at large and Ethiopia in particular, the most important termite genera are Macrotermes, Odnotermes, Pseudocanthotermes, Ancistrotermes and Microterme termites. They are found on all contin... Show More
  • Identification Phytochemicals and Antibacterial Activity of Coir Pith Part of Cassava Root

    Fekadu Zema Mena, Yeshanew Fikre Ololo

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 5, September 2022
    Pages: 180-185
    Received: 11 August 2022
    Accepted: 20 October 2022
    Published: 30 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajbio.20221005.14
    Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to identify phytochemicals and anti-microbial activity of the coir pith part extract of cassava root. Preliminary Phytochemical screening was carried out for all the three extracts: n-hexane, methanol and ethanol as per the standard methods. Antibacterial activity of methanol crude extract of the coir pith part ... Show More